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tri·ar·chy

 (trī′är′kē)
n. pl. tri·ar·chies
1. Government by three people; a triumvirate.
2. A country governed by three rulers.

triarchy

(ˈtraɪɑːkɪ)
n, pl -chies
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) government by three people; a triumvirate
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a country ruled by three people
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an association of three territories each governed by its own ruler
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) any of the three such territories

tri•ar•chy

(ˈtraɪ ɑr ki)

n., pl. -chies.
1. government by three persons.
2. a group of three countries, each under its own ruler.
[1595–1605; < Greek triarchía triumvirate]

triarchy

1. the rule of a nation, state, or community by three persons.
2. a set of three joint rulers. Usually called triumvirate.
3. a country divided into three governments.
4. a group of three districts or three countries, each under its own ruler.
See also: Government
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